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CNN Student News - May 23, 2014

updated 7:28 PM EDT, Thu May 22, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS

(CNN Student News) -- May 23, 2014

China vows to severely punish those responsible for an apparent terrorist attack. This Friday, we report on what happened, and we examine NOAA's forecast for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season. We also look into the history of Memorial Day, and we report on what Americans should look out for concerning a nationwide recall of ground beef.

Please note: CNN Student News will return on Tuesday, May 27 after the Memorial Day holiday.

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

What audio and video elements would you include in a local news story about Memorial Day?

Weekly Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What European nation located east of the Adriatic Sea experienced its worst flooding since records have been kept?

2. After English and Spanish, what is the most widely spoken language in homes across the U.S.?

3. What iconic toy, also the single best-selling toy of all time, celebrated its 40th birthday this week?

4. What U.S. government agency is charged with regulating communications including satellite, cable and TV?

5. What form of law is imposed when the military takes over a country, usually in times of emergency?

6. In what U.S. state did residents in the town of Moore remember those who lost their lives in an EF5 tornado one year ago?

7. What was the occupation of the person who designed the current U.S. flag?

8. To what central African nation has the U.S. sent 80 troops to assist in the search for kidnapped Nigerian girls?

9. By what name was Memorial Day originally known?

10. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has recalled 1.8 million pounds of what food due to possible E. coli contamination?

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